Price and Vilas Counties consider COVID “Red Zones”
Written by Jesse Baroka on October 16, 2020
EAGLE RIVER – Price and Vilas Counties are now included in a federal COVID-19 “Red Zone” According to a report from the White House Coronavirus Task Force the 2 counties are among 36 in Wisconsin where new coronavirus cases are over 101 per 100,000 people and 10.1% or greater test positive. The task force found COVID-19 is being spread through smaller gatherings where attendees aren’t wearing masks or practicing social distancing. State health officials report a record number of new COVID-19 cases were confirmed on Wednesday.